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Hand Crafted Copal Wood Pangolin Alebrije from Mexico, "Rainbow Pangolin"

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Claudio Ojeda transforms one of the most mystical creatures in the animal... more

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Claudio Ojeda transforms one of the most mystical creatures in the animal kingdom into alebrije form. He carves it from copal wood and hand-paints its scales with a combination of linear and geometric patterns in bright yellow, spring green, and blue against a flame orange background.

Claudio learned to craft alebrijes as a young child from his mother. His work embodies her motto - bring the alebrijes to life by painting them with love and care.

  • 20 grams
  • 0.71 oz
  • 4.05 cm H x 2.05 cm W x 13 cm D
  • 1.6" H x 0.8" W x 5" D

  • Copal wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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51

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04/28/2021

"This cutie squad will rock your world"

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It s a whole gang of cute lil dudes. What else do you need to know?

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Colorful Axolotl, Hand-Painted Wood Alebrije Axolotl Ornaments (Set of 5)

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From OH

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02/04/2021

"Amazing details - Such artistry!"

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Thank you Claudio! I was delighted to get this wonderful little bull -- which I am turning into a Holiday ornament for my tree. He is such a colorful little fellow and so beautifully painted. I have purchased many sets of ornaments from Claudio - to share with friends... so am very happy to have one very unique ornament just for me.

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From OH

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01/09/2021

"Fun gifts for Year of the Mouse (Rat)"

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Claudio Ojedas ornaments are always amazing... Such artistic detail.. I have purchased many of Claudios ornaments to give to friends as gifts... I keep one for myself, of course. Looking forward to see what new ones he creates.

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From Poolesville, MD

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01/01/2021

"Fantastic craftsmanship."

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I bought these for my son to commemorate his first night on a visit to Mexico when he had to remove a scorpion from the closet. They are whimsical and beautiful!

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Colorful Scorpions, Five Hand-Painted Scorpion Alebrije Ornaments from Mexico

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12/11/2020

"AWESOME"

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These were so spectacular, I ordered a second set.

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Colorful Axolotl, Hand-Painted Wood Alebrije Axolotl Ornaments (Set of 5)

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11/30/2020

"These are my Happy Hearts"

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I got these because they were useful all year round--on the Christmas Tree, for Valentines Day, for Easter, or whatever. In between times, I just hang them in various locations around the house and it makes me happy to see them sitting on the corner of the windowsill, hanging from a decorative cabinet handle, resting in a bin of colored straw like an Easter Egg, or whatever. They are colorful, beautiful, and a pleasure to have around the house. I thought I might put one on each gift for Christmas but I got greedy and kept them all for myself. :)

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Valentine Hearts Christmas ornment Happy Hearts

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